Assignment: Practicum – Week 5 Journal Entry
Select two clients you observed or counseled this week during a family therapy session. Note: The two clients you select must have attended the same family session.
Then, address in your Practicum Journal the following:
· Using the Group Therapy Progress Note in this week’s Learning Resources, document the family session. (ALSO SEE ATTACHED Group Therapy Progress Note)
· Describe each client (without violating HIPAA regulations) and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
· Using the DSM-5, explain and justify your diagnosis for each client.
· Explain whether solution-focused or cognitive behavioral therapy would be more effective with this family. Include expected outcomes based on these therapeutic approaches.
· Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling each client.
· Support your approach with evidence-based literature.